Quotes: random selection
Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-18940
Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end.
American self-help author 1883-19700
Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
Belgian playwright, poet and essayist 1862-19490
They believe that nothing will happen because they have closed their doors.
American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–19300
If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation.
John Kenneth Galbraith
American economist 1908-20060
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When an official reports that talks were useful, it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished.
Louisa May Alcott
American Author 1832-18880
Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
English writer 1894-19630
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
Libian painter and writer 1883-19310
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
American actress 1900-19930
Age is not important unless you're a cheese.
Irish writer 1854-19000
As for begging, it is safer to beg than to take, but it is finer to take than to beg.